Sports

Cumberland's Bibeault inks LOI to resume football career at URI

CUMBERLAND – Four days after visiting the University of Rhode Island and some of the coaches on the Rams' football team, Cumberland High senior Andre Bibeault had no doubts at all where he wanted to... more

Cumberland's Scullin decides to make jump to Quinnipiac

Two-time state indoor long jump champion verbally commits to Division I Bobcats
PROVIDENCE – There’s going to be a strong Cumberland connection on the Quinnipiac University women’s track and field program for the next four years. Cumberland High senior Meaghan Scullin, whose... more

For the record, Kent’s number one on N.S. girls' scoring list

Senior standout becomes Northmen’s all-time leading scorer
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Samantha Kent has fond memories of the two trips she’s made to Block Island in her lifetime, but none of those memories involve beaches, Water Street, or any of the things that... more

In Rod Cumberland trusts

Former Bishop Feehan swim coach enjoys return to sport with young Clippers
CUMBERLAND – When Rod McGarry resigned as the Bishop Feehan High boys’ and girls’ swim coach in 2005 to focus on his new role as the president of the Cumberland Teachers Association, he thought he... more

Former Cumberland swimmers recall time with 'Coach Calvert'

Retired head coach, who spent 41 years with Clippers, passes away
UPDATE: At Wednesday's Town Council, Mayor Bill Murray said he will be asking the council to name the Cumberland High School pool for Calvert. Murray called him "an outstanding coach and mentor" who... more

High-five for Gallagher girls!

Smithfield squad sews up fifth straight undefeated regular season, division title
SMITHFIELD – Thanks to its 45-35 victory over Ponaganset Middle School last Friday afternoon at home, the Gallagher Middle School girls’ basketball team wrapped up its regular season with its fifth... more

La Salle ices Smithfield skaters again

Sentinels drop back to .500, prepare to battle Rams, Hawks during busy weekend
HARRISVILLE – After squeaking out an overtime win last Friday night, the Smithfield High boys’ hockey team found itself down early in its Division I-Cimini showdown against La Salle Academy the... more

NP creeps closer to division title

Lopsided wins over Toll Gate, Westerly raise Cougar wrestlers’ Div. I-B record to 9-1
NORTH PROVIDENCE – North Providence is on the doorstep of the Division I-B wrestling championship. The Cougars moved closer to clinching the regular-season title last week by picking up a pair of... more

Tolman girls take thriller with Shea

Fifth win in last six games raise Tigers’ D-III record to 9-4
PAWTUCKET – Fenda Konte scored only five points in the Tolman High girls’ basketball team’s showdown against Shea High last Tuesday, Jan. 26, but it was her fifth and final point – a free throw with... more

Slater clinches Northeastern Division title

Spartans lock up third seed in state boys’ basketball playoffs with 13-1 record
PAWTUCKET – With its 69-56 win over Jenks Junior High last Tuesday, Jan. 26, the Slater Junior High boys’ basketball team clinched the Northeastern Division’s regular-season championship, as well as... more

Valley Breeze stuns Terry’s Auto in youth hoop playoffs

Woonsocket YMCA league’s title games take place Saturday
WOONSOCKET – Layups by Drew Paskanik and Jared Downing in the final minute of play helped erase a three-point deficit and key E.A. Marcoux and Son’s 38-35 victory over Guarino’s Swimming Pools last... more

Clipper boys rule Northern Division indoor track meet

PROVIDENCE – Three days after its unbeaten girls’ team captured the Division I-Bayha indoor track and field championship meet, the Cumberland High boys’ team dominated its Northern Division... more

Lincoln girls take second place in Sullivan championship meet

PROVIDENCE – The Lincoln High girls’ indoor track and field team put together one of its best performances of the season at the right time, the Division II-Sullivan championship meet, last Saturday... more

Cougar boys’ swim team dunks Lincoln for third straight win

LINCOLN – The North Providence High boys’ swim team ran its win streak to three meets last Wednesday afternoon by notching a 47-41 victory over Lincoln High in their Division I meeting at the MacColl... more

Johnston/NP hockey team returns to winning ways, clocks EP, 9-2

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The Johnston/North Providence co-op hockey team broke a five-game winless streak in a big way last Saturday night by blasting East Providence High, 9-2, in their Division III... more

Smithfield rebounds from first basketball loss of season to top Mount Pleasant

PROVIDENCE – The Smithfield High boys’ basketball team fell from the unbeaten ranks last Friday night when the Sentinels suffered a 64-57 loss on the road to Classical High in their Division I... more

NP basketball team stops Cranston West in OT, falls to Lincoln

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence High boys’ basketball team wrapped up a stretch of four games in seven days by enduring one of its worst offensive performances of the season in a 62-45 loss... more

Woonsocket North Stars host free evaluation skate on Monday

WOONSOCKET -- The Woonsocket North Stars will be hosting a free evaluation skate for all non-EHF players (born between 2004-2009) interested in participating in the Eastern Hockey Federation- Tier 1... more

R.I. Blast boys’ volleyball teams fare well at Rochester Can-Am Tournament

WOONSOCKET – The Rhode Island Blast’s U17 and U18 boys’ volleyball teams, which contains several of the top high school players from the area, ventured to Rochester, N.Y. on the weekend of Jan. 16-17... more

North Smithfield Little League begins online registrations

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The North Smithfield Little League has announced that players and their families can now visit www.northsmithfieldll.com to register for the upcoming season. All players ages 8-12... more